Tuesday, July 28, 2009

2009 Longlist Announced

Drum roll ... below, the 2009 Longlist. According to the Booker Prize website, the list includes "two former winners, four past-shortlisted writers, three first-time novelists and a span of styles and themes that make this an outstandingly rich fictional mix."

If you've read any of these, feel free to post your reviews or weigh in with comments!
  • The Children's Book by AS Byatt
  • Summertime by JM Coetzee
  • The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds
  • How to paint a dead Man by Sarah Hall
  • The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey
  • Me Cheeta by James Lever
  • Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  • The Glass Room by Simon Mawer
  • Not Untrue & Not Unkind by Ed O'Loughlin
  • Heliopolis by James Scudamore
  • Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
  • Love and Summer by William Trevor
  • The Little Stranger Sarah Waters

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